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Rabbits Kept Indoors Could Suffer From Vitamin D Deficiency
2014-04-10 11:26:53

Rabbits that remain indoors may suffer from a lack of vitamin D, researchers report in a new study.

2014-04-09 09:56:02

Now a new study is providing insights into why alcohol has such a negative effect on wound healing.

Pregnant Women With High Risk For Preeclampsia Should Be On Low-Dose Aspirin Regimen: Study
2014-04-08 14:08:39

New guidelines released by the US Preventative Services Task Force now recommend that pregnant women at high risk for preeclampsia take a steady low dose of aspirin as a preventative measure starting after 12 weeks of pregnancy.

2014-04-04 11:02:18

A study presented today at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases shows that long-term low levels of vitamin D intake are associated with higher 10-year fracture risk in elderly women.

Still No Clear Evidence For Vitamin D Health Benefits
2014-04-02 15:03:38

A growing body of evidence indicates that vitamin D may reduce risks of a wide range of diseases, including bone mineral disease, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune disorders, cancer and cardiovascular problems. Yet, despite hundreds of trials, the evidence for vitamin D is still being debated.

2014-04-01 14:26:51

New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center suggests that physicians are ordering vitamin D deficiency screening tests for preventive care purposes rather than after patients develop conditions caused by decreased bone density.

2014-03-13 23:23:16

The vitamin found to reduce colon cancer risk does not appear to have the same effect on mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Surviving Mesothelioma

Europeans' Appearance Altered Over Five Millennia Of Natural Selection
2014-03-12 05:27:21

A great deal of research has been focused on the factors that have influenced the human genome since the end of the last Ice Age. An international team of scientists has analyzed ancient DNA from skeletons, finding that natural selection has had a major effect...

2014-03-10 23:24:57

Seniors have unique nutritional needs and may require education and assistance to better understand those needs. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014

2014-03-05 23:27:28

Host Forbes Riley looks at the widespread Vitamin D deficiency and shares tips about how to add more of it to daily diets. St.


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